Local Government Attorneys of Virginia presented Fredericksburg City Attorney Kathleen Dooley with its 2019 Finnegan Award Oct. 25 at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg. It is the highest honor for city, town and county attorneys in Virginia. Dooley was recognized for her significant and sustained contributions to Virginia local government law and LGA. She has devoted over 30 years to local government law, serving as the City’s chief counsel since 2004 after working for the Town of Blacksburg and the City of Chesapeake.
The Mary Washington Healthcare Emergency Department at Lee’s Hill is celebrating 10 years of providing local emergency services to the Fredericksburg region including Spotsylvania and Caroline counties. The emergency department treats all emergencies, common illnesses and injuries, with on-site comprehensive imaging and lab capabilities 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays.